UM-UM Postgame: Tubby Smith

MINNEAPOLIS — Quotes and audio from Tubby Smith following the game against Michigan.


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Tubby Smith - Part 1
(4:22)

On what was supposed to happen at the end of the game:
"He was trying to throw it to Ralph (Sampson III). We thought we could get it down low, but you got to catch it first, you can't let the guy run around you. You got to post it up strong and be aggressive going after the ball."

On Trevor Mbakwe's play, and physicality:
"He played physical. He missed a lay-up where there should have been an and-one. Rodney got it blocked two or three times, we need to do the little things. We dominated the boards, don't get me wrong, but it also means all the little things you have to do, rotating over. You have to make the play when it counts and in the end we didn't do that."

On why the team can't finish in tight games like earlier in the season:
"I don't know leadership maybe. We have been starting a big lineup and been a bit slow. We are missing the ability to take care of the basketball. Just careless turnovers."


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